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UPRISE Festival Europe 2018

The People First, Technology Second Festival in Dublin, Ireland. October 17-18th 2018 #jointheuprise18
17-18th OCTOBER | DUBLIN, IRELAND

MONITOR

One of our 13 Content tracks for our Tech Festival

17 – 18th October, Dublin, Ireland

Never underestimate the value of Health. This is one of the most up and coming areas in tech.  Not only focusing on health metric apps but on genome editing, sustainable medical materials and cures to ailments. Who owns these patents, how is it regulated and where are the innovations and why aren’t they more in the public eye?

MONITOR SPEAKERS

The first Speakers to be announced

THIMO SCHMITT-LORD MBE

CEO of Bayer Foundations | Germany

Marc Buckley

SDG Advocate/Sustainable Futurist, Bayer Foundations | Germany

Chris Edson

CEO of OurPath | United Kingdom

Wednesday October 17th

Times to be specified

Thursday October 18th

Times to be specified

TOPICS WE COVER

Get some insight into the topics we cover for this topic

HYPOCRATIC OR HYPOCRITICAL

Be in through newest technologies such as Blockchain or otherwise, the rise of digital healthcare calls into question the trustworthiness of those creating and interacting through healthcare apps. What steps do founders take to ensure patients’ risks are minimized?

HEALTH IS BIG BUSINESS

Advancement of Health technology is one of the fastest growing areas in tech valued at 5.8 Billion in 2016 and growing. Is it dominated by corporate and Pharma companies or is there space for dynamic Startups to break out like in the Banking service industry?

EURO or US BIOTECH?

Healthtech doesn’t just cover fitness apps. The world of genome editing, sustainable medical materials even developing approaches for curing diseases are coming out of Biotechnology companies in Europe and the US. But where are the actual real world biotech innovations come from and who owns them?

DESIGNING TECH FOR COGNITIVE HEALTH

New therapeutics and devices have shown evidence of repairing damaged nerve passageways, overcoming cognitive disorders, and simply fine-tuning the healthy brain, so it’s no surprise that innovators are rushing to bring these technologies into the mainstream.

WHY IMAGINE WHEN YOU'VE AR?

As Augmented Reality continues to blossom nowhere does it show it’s true value more than in visualization for products. See what products fit with you and your living space, see new fashion styles on you and walk through your yet-to-be-built home. Imagination for virtualization.